April 16th, 2014 | Categories: Business
One of the most challenging aspects of getting a virtual business up and running is the pre-launch phase, which includes lots of research and planning. Below are ten tips to help get you up and running quickly: Step 1. Choose the type of service or product you want to offer. Step 2: Certify that you have adequate knowledge, skills, ability, and industry experience. Step 3: Lock down your business niche (your market) and specialize in two to three core service or product offerings. Step 4: ...
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April 15th, 2014 | Categories: Business
You have permission to publish this article free of charge, as long as the resource box is included with the article. If you do run my article, a courtesy reply to sean@bizmanualz.com would be greatly appreciated. This article is 516 words long including the resource box. Thanks for your interest. Part One: Discovery Part Two: Planning Part Three: Development Next Week: Re-Discovery Before we discuss Implementation, let's do a quick recap: In Phase I we learned how your organization specifies ...
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April 14th, 2014 | Categories: Business
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April 13th, 2014 | Categories: Business
PERMISSION TO REPUBLISH: This article may be republished in newsletters and on web sites provided attribution is provided to the author, and it appears with the included copyright, resource box and live web site link. Email notice of intent to publish is appreciated but not required: mail to: brent@actionleadership.com Word count: 715 Summary: Many leaders have the wrong idea of what is important in terms of communication. Brent Filson observes that it's just not sending information that is ...
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April 12th, 2014 | Categories: Business
/p> The attractiveness of creating an independent business and the motivating forces for doing so should be positive, but why you may ask is it so attractive to start your own business? Not wanting to dwell on myself, I must in fairness must give you an indication of where "I am coming from" and why I feel so keenly about helping people who are looking at the prospects for going into business on their own account. I trained as an engineer and worked initially in Research & Development. ...
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April 11th, 2014 | Categories: Business
Best Industry in the United States My 17-year-old child is going off to college. She is starting ask questions about industries and careers. She has made me think further about what construction contracting has to offer her. I have concluded it is the best career a young person could choose. You may not believe it, however the facts will show our business is unmatched. It offers participants long term tangible benefits. Many people will argue however, let me show you the many virtues our ...
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April 10th, 2014 | Categories: Business
Back to square one If you look, see, hear and think you will learn. Sounds obvious but how many do it? I am a self confessed infoholic. My addiction is information on topics that interest me; world affairs/politics, business and sport. I am interested in ‘cause and effect' so the net result is I read a lot. Not just novels like most people but what interests me. It's amazing what you see, what it means and what you learn. Recently I came across two short articles in the same journal ...
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April 9th, 2014 | Categories: Business
Performance and behaviour management is by far the most difficult aspect of any manager's job and the reluctance to 'grasp the nettle' when performance or behaviour issues emerge is certainly a concern in many organisations. But at the end of the day that is what managers are paid to do and not doing so will certainly affect service, team morale, sales and ultimately the bottom line. Why does this reluctance exist, why do so many mangers back away from confrontation? The problems and challenges ...
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April 8th, 2014 | Categories: Business
A weblog, or "blog" started out as a personal journal on the Web. They have evolved far beyond that initial concept. Now, weblogs cover as many different topics as there are people writing them. Some blogs are highly influential and have readership which exceeds most traditional newspapers, while others are mainly intended as personal journals to be shared with only family and friends. So, should you consider blogging? The power of weblogs is that they allow millions of people to easily publish ...
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April 7th, 2014 | Categories: Business
We take some things for granted in life. Take breathing for instance. It is the most vital function that keeps us alive; in fact, it is the sign that we are alive! Yet, breathing happens so automatically that we rarely are 'aware' of it, until we come across an article like this that reminds us that breathing the right way is important for good health. Let us discuss another human activity that you are involved in 90% of our waking time and yet know so little about - sitting. You sit at the ...
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